Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber)

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Each week an exciting new episode of the Sperb’s Herbs podcast is recorded. Every other week an episode covers a Chinese herb and will go into great depth about it. Besides covering the basics of Chinese herbology including category, and functions, we will explore the history, quality, science, pharmacology, evidence, and any potential interactions of each herb. And then there is always something a little quirky about an episode. Whether that is a unique story or an interesting perspective, there will always be something different to learn about episode’s herb.

Course Goals

A listener will be able to:

  1. Comprehend basic Chinese and bio- medical information about Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber)
  2. Converse about the current scientific evidence about the uses, dangers, and effectiveness of Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber)
  3. Understand the history of Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber), especially in the context of the Chinese classics
  4. Understand and prevent any potential drug-herb interactions